Grand River Hospital Registered Nurse - Childbirth Job Share in Kitchener, Ontario


Temporary Part-Time Job Share Registered Nurse

Until approximately February 28, 2018


11.25 Hour Shifts

Days, Nights & Weekends


Responsible for the provision and coordination of care for the high and low risk antenatal, intrapartum, and postpartum women and neonates within a family/patient centered care framework. Contributes to ensuring there is a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors.


• Current Certificate of Competence from College of Nurses of Ontario

• Certificate in Perinatal Nursing from a community college program or equivalent professional organization

• Three years current experience in Perinatal Nursing

• Demonstrated ability in Triage/Early Labour Assessment/Antenatal Care

• Demonstrated ability in the assessment and nursing management of the low and high risk labouring/birthing patient

• Competency in performing vaginal examinations

• Competency in fetal monitoring for labour assessment and non-stress testing

• IV therapy including administration of IV medication via infusion pump

• Competency in the monitoring and management of epidural analgesia Experience in labour support/coaching of the family during the childbirth experience

• Skilled in the care of the bereaved patient/family

• Recent breastfeeding course or willingness to take course required

• Demonstrated competency/skills in operating room care delivery

• Demonstrated ability to “scrub and circulate” for both elective and emergency C-section births

• Recovery of patient with epidural and general anesthesia

• Adult BCLS

• Mandatory NRP

• Basic computer skills

• Good Attendance Record

Job ID: 2017-1237

Job Type: Temporary part time

Program: Childbirth and Children's Programs

Career Level: Experienced

External Company Name: Grand River Hospital

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